Seriously, What’s Wrong With the Musical Brits?


First Morrissey collapsed. Then Andrew Lloyd Webber got cancer. Then Clapton got gallstones. Now Elton John is sick! The rocket man has canceled three upcoming U.S. tour dates "due to a serious case of E-coli bacterial infection and influenza," according to his website. Elton's spokesman downplayed the illness, saying he "has flu and is absolutely fine." We certainly hope so. How else is he going to keep making bizarre collaborations with aging grunge bands? [US]